Ethernet Modules offer 50-400 Mbps full duplex transmission.

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Optimized for IP-based applications, FibeAir® 1500P delivers software-upgradeable, full throughput capacities from 50-200 Mbps per radio carrier. Hot-swappable, carrier class solution maximizes Ethernet throughput capacity with dynamic bandwidth allocation between native Ethernet transmission and PDH ports, delivering true wire-speed Ethernet for wireless transmission. Traffic integrity is guaranteed with built-in QoS controls for different classes of service.



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Ceragon Networks® Expands FibeAir® 1500P Native IP Capabilities with Fast Ethernet 50-400 Mbps Full Duplex Transmission



New Fast Ethernet Solutions Will be Showcased at CeBIT and CTIA

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 7/ -- Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CRNT), www.ceragon.com, a global provider of high-capacity broadband wireless systems, today announced the availability of FibeAir 1500P enhanced Fast Ethernet capabilities for wireless transmission with fiber-like quality. Ceragon's field-proven FibeAir 1500P with its IP solutions has enhanced its Ethernet line with full throughput capacities of 50 to 200 Mbps. This native Ethernet solution with ultra-low latency is optimized for IP-based applications, including IP-DSLAM connectivity for Triple Play services, WiMAX and WiFi-mesh backhauling solutions and any delay sensitive applications. The FibeAir 1500P Ethernet solutions have already been successfully installed for numerous customers and are commercially available.

With software upgradeable capacities from 50 to 200 Mbps per radio carrier, FibeAir 1500P's carrier class solution provides a licensable pay as you grow, scaleable migration path to meet the increasing demand by operators for data-rich services.

"As a world leader in the wireless IP transmission market, we see these Ethernet enhancements as a natural extension of our FibeAir 1500P product suite from mid to high capacities," said Ira Palti, President and CEO, Ceragon Networks Ltd. "By implementing Ethernet simplicity, flexibility and scalability in FibeAir's transmission platform, operators can better meet the ever-changing demands of today's dynamic and complex networks over a larger capacity range."

Ceragon's Fast Ethernet capabilities maximize an operator's Ethernet throughput capacity with dynamic bandwidth allocation between native Ethernet transmission and PDH ports delivering true wire-speed Ethernet. Traffic integrity is guaranteed with Ceragon's built-in Quality of Service (QoS) controls for different classes of service including VLAN priority (802.1p) and DiffServ/IP TOS values.

Operating in the frequency range of 6-38 GHz, Fast Ethernet modules support a variety of modulation schemes, including QPSK, 16, 32, 128, 256 QAM, and configuration schemes, including 1+0, 1+1, East-West, XPIC, Diversity, and 2+0 in a single 1U IDU. The system can be deployed outdoors in a split-mount installation or all-indoors.

Ceragon's new Fast Ethernet solution suite consists of hot-swappable modules for the FibeAir 1500P indoor unit providing high-capacity Fast-Ethernet wireless transmission. Each Fast Ethernet module can contain 2 x FE ports, or 2 x FE with 8 x E1/DS1 ports over one radio carrier, for a total of 400 Mbps, 4 x FE and 16 x E1/DS1 in a single 1U unit. FibeAir 1500P Fast Ethernet solutions are easily deployed and managed with Ceragon's comprehensive set of management tools.

Ceragon will exhibit FibeAir 1500P Fast Ethernet solutions at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, March 9-15 2006 at Hall 12 Stand B70, and at CTIA in Las Vegas, April 5-7 2006 at Booth 2219.

About Ceragon Networks Ltd.

Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CRNT), a pacesetter in broadband wireless networking systems, enables rapid and cost-effective high-capacity network connectivity for mobile cellular infrastructure, fixed networks, private networks and enterprises. Ceragon's modular FibeAir(R) product family operates across multiple frequencies, supports integrated high-capacity services over SONET/SDH, ATM and IP networks, and offers innovative built-in add/drop multiplexing and encryption functionality to meet the growing demand for value-added broadband services. Ceragon's FibeAir product family complies with North American and international standards, and has been installed for more than 150 customers in more than 60 countries. More information is available at www.ceragon.com.

Ceragon Networks(R), CeraView(R), FibeAir(R) and the FibeAir(R) design mark are registered trademarks of Ceragon Networks Ltd., and Ceragon(TM), PolyView(TM), ConfigAir(TM), CeraMon(TM), EtherAir(TM), QuickAir(TM), QuickAir Partner Program(TM), QuickAir Partner Certification Program(TM), QuickAir Partner Zone(TM), EncryptAir(TM) and Microwave Fiber(TM) are trademarks of Ceragon Networks Ltd.

Company Contact:
Monique Cohen
Ceragon Networks Ltd.
+972-3-766-8430
monique@ceragon.com

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